General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye has lost his assistant


The sudden death of Pastor Olu Obanure, Assistant General Overseer and Pastor-in-charge of RCCG, (West Coast) of The Redeemed Christian Church of God has been announced.

His death was announced in a statement signed by the Assistant General Overseer (Admin/Personnel), Pastor Funso Odesola. Pastor Obanure died on Tuesday 2nd May, 2017 at the age of 65 years.

The late Pastor Obanure, died nine months after he was appointed as assistant General Overseer. Until his death, served the RCCG mission in various capacities, such as Special Assistant to the General Overseer (Admin/Personnel); Pastor-in-charge of West Coast with base in Ghana and as the Provincial Pastor, Northern Province 5, with Headquarters in Abuja.


A statement by Pastor Funso Odesola reads;

“The Redeemed Christian Church of God announces the sudden home call of Pastor Olu Obanure, the assistant general overseer and Pastor-in-charge of RCCG, (West Coast). Deputy General Overseer of RCCG

“The family and the entire church are deeply touched by his sudden exit but are comforted by the exemplary Christian life which he lived and the fact that he served his Lord and Master till the end.

“Pastor Olu Obanure was appointed the assistant general overseer in charge of Establishment during the 64th Annual Convention of the Mission in August 2016.

“The Kogi-state born man of God had a Master’s Degree in Communications and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan. He is survived by his wife and children.”

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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